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JOHN P. VANDER MAAS RAILROADIANA COLLECTION
SERIES III:  CHICAGO, ROCK ISLAND, AND PACIFIC TRAIN REGISTERS, 1955-1968

SERIES IV:  ADMINISTRATIVE AND MISCELLANEOUS, 1893-1969

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Collection Guide

This document describes a Manuscript Collection held by the

Special Collections Department

University of Iowa Libraries

e-mail: lib-spec@uiowa.edu

 

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Scope and Contents

The train registers in this collection document information connected to the passage of trains through individual stations. Information in the registers, entered by hand, includes the following: date, train and engine number, arrival and departure times, signals, names of the conductor, brakeman, engineer, and fireman, tonnage, and compared times between the watches of the conductor and the engineer.

The miscellaneous materials in Series IV are comprised of various administrative and operational materials from a number of different railroads.

 

Box Contents List

Series III:  Train Registers -- (Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railroad)

 

Box 24

West Liberty, Iowa, 1955-1964. 12

Box 25

West Liberty, Iowa, 1964-1966. 14

Box 26

West Liberty, Iowa, 1966-1968. 15.

Box 27

Phillipsburg, Kansas, 1960-1962. 11.

Box 28

Phillipsburg, Kansas, 1962-1963. 3

Series IV: Administrative and Miscellaneous

Box 29

Burlington, Cedar Rapids and Northern Railway Co.

Folder 1: Extra Agent's book - cars forwarded, 1893-1894. 1.

Folder 2: Official list of officers, agents, etc., 1894 & 1902. 2.

Folder 3: Rules and regulations, 1898. 1.

Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railroad

Folder 4: General roster, 1925. 1.

Folder 5: List of officers, station agents, etc., 1902-1919. 3.

Folder 6: Safety rules, 1956. 1.

Folder 7: Uniform code of operating rules, 1904-1967. 6.

Folder 8: Station agent want book of Harold S. Mantor, Garrison, Iowa, 1923.

Folder 9: West Liberty, Iowa - train movements, 1968-1969.

LaSalle and Bureau County Railroad Company

Folder 10: Distance tariff

Pennsylvania Railroad

Folder 11: Safety rules. Effective February 15, 1946

Port Huron and Detroit Railroad Company

Folder 12: Official Staion List

Southern Pacific Company

Folder 13: Safety Rules. Effective February 1, 1942

Union Pacific Railroad Co.

Folder 14: “The Overland Trail and the Union Pacific Railroad,” n. d

 


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